I got my bloodwork and brain MRI results by calling the doctor's assistant 7 times yesterday morning til she picked up the phone. I don't have Lymes disease and my brain MRI was normal (so no MS, brain tumors, or a host of other things)! So I don't know what is causing my numbness/lightheadedness but it is intermittent and not as bad as when it first started a month ago. I see the neurologist on the 25th. He said based on these results he might order more MRIs or a spinal tap.
I had the pelvic ultrasound yesterday which didn't show any real issues except a less than one centimeter fibroid. So my ab pain is still a mystery--it's either my pelvic kidney or a muscle issue or ???
Thank you for all of your comments on the Butterick 5559 dress! I wore it to work today and got lots of nice comments. The boat neck is a little wide; it might need some bra strap holders.
You might recall the problems I had with Burda 7696, and I couldn't wear it because the torso is too long. Here's what it looked like on me (and then the following weekend I redid it from scratch and shortened the torso).
I showed it to my coworker Marsha, also a sewist, who was able to make it work by adjusting the sash, hemming it, and adding the buckle! She is taller than me so the torso length was fine.
Here she is in the dress. LOVE the buckle.
She treated me to lunch, super super nice! Thanks Marsha for lunch and for rescuing one of my wadders!
Buddy has taken over my house, and my sleep. I hate being sleep deprived! But he is fun to have around.
Be well and good night!
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